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Chocolate Yogurt Cake

Chocolate Yogurt Cake

Unsweetened cocoa and plain non fat yogurt help this Chocolate Yogurt Cake taste rich but will not be costly to your waistline!


2 cups cake flour
1-1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup plain low-fat yogurt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3 eggs
2/3 cup canola oil
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Chocolate Frosting
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup margarine
2/3 cup plain yogurt, low-fat
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
4 cups powdered sugar


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt; mix ingredients. Add yogurt, eggs oil and vanilla; beat at low speed until ingredients are moistened, scraping bowl constantly. Then beat at medium speed for 2 minutes, scraping the bowl occasionally. Pour into 2 greased and floured 8-inch round layer pans. Bake for 35 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool 10 minutes in pans then remove and cool completely on wire rack. Frost layers with Chocolate Yogurt Frosting.

For frosting, combine chocolate chips and margarine in a small saucepan. Heat over a low setting; stirring constantly, until melted. Transfer mixture to medium mixing bowl; cool slightly. Blend in yogurt, vanilla and salt. Stir in enough powdered sugar until frosting is thick enough to spread. Fill and frost cooled cakes.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 20 servings.
Serving size: 1 serving
Calories: 371; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 34mg; Sodium: 308mg; Carbohydrates: 58g; Fiber: 1g; Protein: 4g

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